Senior Gameplay Programmer (Canada-based Applicants Only)

Happiness Interactive Inc.
Vancouver
16 days ago
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Company: Happiness Interactive Inc.

Location: Vancouver (Remote; Canada-based applicants only)

About Us:

Happiness Interactive Inc. is a brand new indie studio based in Canada, currently in the pre-production phase of developing our first title. Our small, close-knit team is dedicated to developing a game that will pioneer a new kind of dynamic virtual world, designed with emergence in mind, ensuring that the development process is as dynamic and engaging as the world we're building.

Role Description:

We are seeking a Senior Gameplay Programmer to join our team during the early stages of development. Initially, you will be focused on developing a simple Minimum Viable Product (MVP) as we prepare for the prototyping phase. In this role, you will be responsible for bringing characters, abilities, progression, and world systems to life. Once we progress to the prototyping phase, you will work closely with Dave Marks and his Infinite Axis Utility System to implement the dynamic, reactive AI essential for our game. This position requires expertise in Unity and C#.

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Work Environment:

At Happiness Interactive Inc., we foster a culture of innovation, creativity, and collaboration. We believe that the gaming industry has vast untapped potential, and we are dedicated to creating new and unique experiences that no one else has imagined. Our small, tight-knit team thrives on open communication and mutual support, ensuring that every team member's voice is heard and valued. We prioritize a healthy work-life balance by avoiding crunch and overtime, focusing on sustainable productivity and continuous improvement. We follow the iterative development methodology which allows for flexibility and adaptability, giving you the freedom to experiment and innovate without the constraints of rigid deadlines. Working with us means being part of a fully remote team with flexible hours to suit your lifestyle. We provide opportunities for professional growth, skill development, and the chance to make a meaningful impact.

Career Growth and Impact:

Joining Happiness Interactive Inc. offers a unique opportunity to be at the forefront of creating groundbreaking games. As one of the first hires in our passionate and dedicated team, you will play a crucial role in shaping the development of our pioneering project. Your contributions will have a direct impact on the design and functionality of a dynamic virtual world, allowing you to leave a lasting mark on the industry. While we are in the pre-production phase and applying for initial funding, this role provides immense potential for professional growth and development. You will gain invaluable experience working with cutting-edge AI systems and innovative game design methodologies, all while helping to build something truly unique from the ground up. Join us and be part of a project that challenges the status quo and pushes the boundaries of what games can be.

Application Process and Pay Structure:

If you’re driven by the passion to create living, responsive worlds and have the skills to shape an innovative gaming experience, we want you on our team. Help us push the boundaries of interactive entertainment and leave a lasting mark on the industry. Pay structure and other compensation details will be discussed in detail with interested applicants to ensure transparency and understanding. To apply, please get in touch with us by sending a message to careers@happinessinteractive.ca. We will follow up with you to get to know you better and discuss further steps, including the submission of your resume/CV.

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